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Victoria Theatre & Victoria Concert Hall

9 Empress Place Victoria Theatre, Singapore 179556, Singapore
+65 6908 8810
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Excellent ambience

Went there for our wedding photoshoot. Extremely beautiful location. Quiet, serene, beautiful... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Benjamin N
Beautiful colonial era building

This is a performing arts space which underwent a major refurbishment and was re-opened a few years... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
quekkg
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The grand old dames of Singapore’s performing arts scene, Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall (VTVCH), returns after a three-year refurbishment to Singapore's growing arts and cultural landscape. Its elegant Victorian facade is well-preserved, so are its famed clock tower and original passageway connecting the theatre and concert hall. Walk through this charming building to see its heritage elements carefully conserved, namely its 152-year-old twin domes. Providing mid-sized performance venues, VTVCH fills a gap in the local arts scene, and now has improved acoustics, music and dance rehearsal rooms and state-of-the-art facilities.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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9 Empress Place Victoria Theatre, Singapore 179556, Singapore
Downtown Core
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Went there for our wedding photoshoot. Extremely beautiful location. Quiet, serene, beautiful. Guards were friendly, did not chase us away but told us nicely the guidelines. Full of vending machines for hungry visitors too.

Thank Benjamin N
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a performing arts space which underwent a major refurbishment and was re-opened a few years ago. It is located beside the Singapore River and a statue of the founder, Sir Stamford Raffles, stands in front of the building. The neoclassical architecture is a...More

Thank quekkg
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Stunningly beautiful building with amazing acoustics; I liked the huge sprawling fields and public amenities for people to rest their feet.

Thank Pa E
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Formerly known as Victoria Memorial Hall, the Victoria theatre and Concert hall is located within the central business district. The building is gazetted as a national monument with the oldest section built in the 1800s. If you love architecture, this would be a good place...More

Thank dynamic14
Reviewed 23 March 2017

A very beautiful complex of two buildings and a clock tower joined together by a common corridor; the oldest part of the building was first built in 1862, and the complex was completed in 1909. The Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall first began as the...More

Thank Roberts69
Reviewed 16 February 2017

No guided tours were available in the theater during our visit, so we ended up exploring it from the outside, with numerous photo-ops of it and the area surrounding it.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Nice place when i walk along the road and took a photo of the building and see the view If have a chance wanna visit again

Thank jidanui
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

we walked from raffles past this lovely building and other great heritage buildings on way too helion park. well worth a stop and look.

Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

If youre a classical music buff just like me, then this place is where you often will go. The office of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra sits here. Often free concerts by them and other SSO performances are held here. This is where many Singaporean School...More

Thank Hari_09
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The over a hundred year old landmark architecture has been marvellously renovated at a price tag only a rich nation Singapore can afford in Southeast Asia. The acoustics at the concert hall is in quite good condition for my untrained ears. Free lunch concerts and...More

Thank Warren H
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